The Boardgame Players Association in co-operation with
the Greenville Mafia proudly presents the Fourth Annual
Waterloo or Napoleon moves South ...
A Dedicated Mini-Con for play of The Napoleonic Wars
Amerisuites Hotel, Greenville, SC
at 12 p.m., Fri., Oct. 13 and ending at 3 p.m. on Sun., Oct. 15. For those
wishing to stay longer, open gaming space will be available until 10 p.m.
will begin Fri., Oct. 13 at noon. Those present will be divided into
three-player games. Play will continue until 1 a.m. Play will resume Saturday
morning at 9 a.m. until midnight. The event finals will be Sunday at 10
are no “rounds.” When you complete a game, you merely wait until
two new opponents are available and play again. You can take breaks as needed.
The Game Master will assist in making tables, with the emphasis on each person
getting to play each nation once and maximizing the variety of opponents.
You can play as many games as you can get in during the tournament time. You
can take breaks between games as needed and breaks during games as agreed.
To determine the players who advance to the Sunday Final, the best result
with each nation will be scored. The best result will be scored as follows:
- Wins, ranked 1st turn to 5th turn
ranked 1st turn to 5th turn
there is a tie (e.g. more than three people who have 1st turn
wins with each nation), then the tie breaker will be average
placement with each nation, as follows:
French placement (1, 2 or 3) for all games you played as France added together
and divided by that number of games. Thus, if you played one game as France
and won, your average is 1.0. If you played two games and got a first and a
second, your average is 1.5. The same is done for Austro Russian and British
averages, and the total of the averages is the tie-breaker.
If there remains a tie, the average victory points scored by the tie players
in all games played will be the next tie breaker.
ties remaining will be determined
assign Allied or French side. One
side gets Napoleon +8 and Ney +4 in Picardy. The
other side gets Wellington +6 in Brussels
and Blucher +6 and Bulow +4 in Munster. Each
side draws one random card from the deck.
The French have the Guard. Nappy
must attack Wellington in Brussels. Wellington
can evade to Munster or bring up Blucher/Bulow
to fight in Brussels. If Wellington falls
back to Munster, Nappy must follow but
the French get to draw another card. The To
The Death event is active. Neither side will withdraw
after the first battle. Thus, there will
be between two and four battle rounds.
Either side may play the card(s) they have. The
winner of the battle wins the tie.
plaques will be awarded for best overall performance
plaques by each nation—providing
plenty of wood opportunities as well
as a chance to improve your
standing in BPA's annual Caesar competition.
40 West Orchard Park Dr, Greenville, SC 29615. Phone: 800-833-1516
has obtained a very favorable group room rate of $75 per night plus applicable
state and local taxes bringing the total to $82.50. To obtain this rate,
you must identify your affiliation with
the Boardgame Player's Association's Waterloo gaming
conference and make your reservation before Oct. 1, 2006 (or when our
roomblock sells out, whichever occurs first) at 864-232-3000 weekdays between
8 a.m. and 7 p.m. Eastern time or 800-833-1516. After Oct. 1, reservations
will be accepted on a space- or rate-available
basis. Alternately, you may contact Amerisuites
Hotel, 40 West Orchard Park Dr, Greenville,
SC 29615. Be sure to identify your affiliation
with our group—both
to get the best rate for yourself and
to credit our group with your stay.
and departure dates
time of arrival
preference (single or double, smoking
card type to be used for payment
including number and expiration
hosts will be the Greenville Mafia,
a swell bunch of gaming buddies who
annually drive north to kick Yankee butt in this,
their favorite game. They wish to extend a little
southern hospitality and see if their mojo is
still good on home turf, as well.
WHY 3-PLAYER: In the opinion of your hosts, the three-player
game is the best balanced of all the versions. Waterloo will provide
a competitive forum for repeated play of this popular card-driven
wargame with the "buckets
of dice" combat resolution system without distraction from
of affiliation. However,
for a $10
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